2020 was a year of highs and lows. It was certainly a year of disappointments and sorrows for the majority of the population, specifically in the business sector, but for some, it proved to be a good luck charm!
Now, you must be wondering, you might these lucky people be who got blessed with success during the devastating year 2020. The answer lies in the YouTube community! A huge wave of attention flooded YouTube during the worldwide stay-at-home policy, and although it turned out to be in YouTube’s favor, it also proved to be cheery on top for some amazing Youtube channels!
To narrow it down, 20 YouTube channels flourished during the dynamic year 2020 and had a skyrocketed increase in their subscriber number. So without further ado, let’s dive in to see the list of top 20 fastest growing YouTube channels of 2020!
20. Viy Cortez
Viy Cortez is a Philippine YouTuber who is known for her fun videos depicting her lifestyle. She is also recognized in the YouTube community for conducting some amazingly hilarious and famous YouTube challenges such as singing and eating. Viy started her YouTube journey back in 2017.
Recently, she launched her personal makeup line which goes by the name ‘Viyline’, and is also an owner of a small tea shop called ‘TeaTalk’. 2020 was a very delightful year for Viy’s YouTube career as her newly posted videos became the top favs of millions around the globe.
People started enjoying her fun YouTube videos so much that it gave her a massive subscriber boost. At the beginning of the year 2020, Viy only had 1.1 million subscribers, but thanks to her lifestyle, challenges, and collaboration YouTube videos which she created in 2020, that by the end of the year, the number escalated to 4.39 million! So Viy’s channel grew by 3.29 million subscribers in just a course of 12 months! This massive subscriber leap is proof that if Viy will continue to entertain her viewers at the same pace, then soon all her hard work will pave way for her to become an international icon!
19. Lexi Hensler
Lexi Hensler is an American model who is also a very famous star on Instagram and YouTube. She also happens to be a renowned influencer and has a reputable status in the community of fitness influencers.
Lexi started her YouTube career back in 2014. Her YouTube and her Instagram are the reasons why she attracted attention to launch herself a career in the modeling industry. Ever since her first YouTube video to date, Lexi has shaped herself as a phenomenal influencer, a gorgeous model, and a YouTube sensation. Her YouTube videos are mostly about fun challenges in which she also involves her inner circle. She also posts some daily vlog videos which usually always start with her fitness routine. Lexi also used to be a former gymnast which is why she is always so conscious about her fitness and preaches to her followers about it as well. Lesi had an immense subscriber boost in the year 2020 due to her engaging YouTube videos.
At the beginning of the year, Lexi only had 555K subscribers on her channel, but as 2020 approached towards an end, her subscriber number skyrocketed and reached 2.24 million subscribers, giving her an increase of more than 1.7 million subscribers! If Lexi continues to create such cool videos on her channel, then this would definitely open new doors for her in the modeling industry and the YouTube industry!
Absorber is an American YouTuber who is famous for his funny gaming videos. At just the ripe age of 17, Absorber has gained immense popularity in the realm of YouTube. He started his YouTube career at the beginning of the year 2019, and has soon become one of the top gaming influencers on YouTube.
Absorber is very private about sharing his personal information with his subscribers, which is the reason why he has a YouTube channel based on his gaming name. The fun element in his gaming videos lies in the element of comedy. He always makes sure that all his YouTube gaming videos have a touch of comedy in them that is bound to make the viewer laugh. Usually, he makes videos about him playing the world-famous game Fortnite while also simultaneously trolling and tricking his gaming companions and entertaining his viewers.
At the beginning of the year 2020, Absorber only had 601K subscribers on his YouTube channel but 2020 proved to be his year, and at the end of this year, he was able to bag more than 2.37 million subscribers on his YouTube channel. Within just a course of 12 months, Absorber witnessed the growth of his YouTube channel by 1.7 million subscribers! If he continues to create such gaming videos in the future as well, then no doubt that the upcoming years would bring good things along his way.
Mully is an Australian YouTuber who is famous for creating virtual reality videos on his YouTube channel. He started his YouTube career in the mids of 2019. Today, Mully is a professional and esteemed YouTuber in the YouTube community whose videos are recognized and distinguished because of the newly introduced concept of virtual reality. He creates various scenario videos in virtual reality by incorporating some foreign characters, cartoons, or even some of his own created virtual reality characters. His videos give viewers a new perspective and approach about how they should react in different circumstances, and they get to experience it live owing to Mully’s virtual reality videos.
At the beginning of the year 2020, Mully only had 1.3 million subscribers. But as this new concept grew among the viewers, his YouTube channel landed with more than 5.03 million subscribers at the end of the year 2020, giving him a subscriber boost of 3.73 million subscribers! If Mully continues to engage and entertain his viewers with such new concepts then he is destined to succeed by leaps and bounds!
16. Let’s Game It Out
Let’s Game It Out is a YouTube channel managed and owned by a gaming enthusiast named Josh. Josh is a gamer and on his YouTube channel, ‘Let’s Game It Out’, he posts gaming videos of himself playing games of every genre and entertaining his audience.
Although gaming has become quite a popular niche in the YouTube community, the reason why Josh’s videos get a highlight is that he tries to cover every gaming genre in his YouTube videos. Concluding from his YouTube videos, he seems to be an animal lover which is why most of the gaming videos on his YouTube channel involve zoos, animals, and specifically penguins.
Josh began his YouTube career in 2016 along with his friend Anthony, but 2 years later, he decided to run his channel solo after Anthony decided to quit. At the beginning of the year 2020, Josh’s channel only had 560K subscribers, but at the end of the year, his Youtube channel grew by 1,7 million subscribers and he bagged more than 2.33 million subscribers! At the current pace of his channel, Josh is bound to become a massive YouTube star in the coming years!
Juicy is a gaming YouTube channel run by an American YouTuber called Gaege Gibson, who started his Youtube career in 2019. He is also a star of virtual reality and his virtual reality videos are the major highlight of his YouTube channel. Juicy is also a gaming channel on YouTube but most of the gaming videos are based on virtual reality games.
Some of the videos posted on this YouTube channel also show the YouTuber’s collaboration with other fellow virtual reality enthusiasts. Juicy promises to entertain its audience through the mindboggling virtual reality videos, paired with the hilarious commentary of Gaege Gibson.
At the beginning of the year 2020, this YouTube channel only had 523K subscribers, but as 2020 approached towards an end, this number got a boost and today the channel has more than 2.09 million subscribers. This YouTube channel grew by 1.56 million subscribers over a year! If Juicy continues to provide its viewers with similar content, then a bright future awaits ahead for this YouTube channel!
Sykkuno is a gaming YouTube channel managed and run by an American YouTuber called Thomas. Thomas is all in for gaming and shows his love for gaming through his YouTube videos. Mostly his YouTube videos are about online games such as Minecraft, League of Legends, and the famous game of 2020 Among Us. Thomas is also a streamer on Twitch where he live streams all his gaming adventures. Thomas joined the YouTube community in 2011, but due to his studies, he couldn’t focus much on it until 2020 arrived.
The year 2020 proved to be a lottery ticket for Thomas as it boosted his YouTube channel with 1.78 million subscribers. At the beginning of the year 2020, Sykkuno only had 510K subscribers, but today, this channel has more than 2.31 million subscribers! If Thomas continues to amaze his audience as he did in the year 2020, then a bright future in the world of gaming awaits him!
13. Not Your Average Flight
NotYourAverageFlight is a sports and entertainment channel run by Kimani White. Kimani White is a basketball enthusiast and fanatic who has a lot of knowledge regarding the game. His passion for basketball urged him to start his YouTube channel which he started in 2013. On his YouTube channel, he posts videos about his favorite sports football, he even plays videogames involving basketball, and he gives his viewers a little glimpse of the NBA life.
All the videos that he posts on his channel are extremely energetic and full of positive vibes that urge the viewers to just jump in their sports shoes. At the beginning of the year 2020, his channel only had 750K subscribers on his channel, but by the end of 2020, his subscriber count boosted by 2.3 million and currently, he has more than 3.08 million subscribers on his channel. If Kimani continues to post such videos, then the new year would bring in a bunch of goodness for him!
MadFit is a YouTube channel managed and ran by a Canadian vlogger who is known as Maddie Lymburner. Maddie is a fitness enthusiast who posts fitness videos on her YouTube channel. She is a personal trainer and her YouTube channel is full of passionate fitness training, weightloss training, and even training videos about how to stay in shape. She joined YouTube in 2018 and over just the course of a few years, she has managed to become a YouTube sensation with her inspiring fitness videos.
2020 proved to be a tremendous year for MadFit as at the beginning of this year, she had only 1.24 million subscribers, but by the end of this year, she has gained more than 5.11 million subscribers! 2020 may be a horrid year but it certainly gave her a subscriber boost of 3.87 million subscribers. If Maddie continues to crate such phenomenally inspiring fitness videos in the future as well, then that will certainly open new doors of opportunities for her!
11. Stop Motion Cooking
Stop Motion Cooking is a YouTube that has become significantly popular over the course of years. All the videos on this YouTube channel are made on the technique of stop motion. Stop motion is a technique that animates objects in such a way that they seem to conduct physical movements without any aid or support. This technique is relevantly new which is why Stop Motion Cooking has acquired hype among the YouTube community.
This YouTube channel incorporates the stop motion cooking technique to depict the hilarious cooking of animate objects. Stop Motion Cooking joined the YouTube community in 2017 and ever since then, it has become a top star on Youtube, especially in the year 2020. At the beginning of 2020, this channel only had 503K subscribers, but by the end of 2020, this channel gained more than 2.21 million subscribers! So 2020 gave this channel a big elevation of 1.7 million subscribers! If this YouTube channel continues to create amazing animation video techniques, then the future certainly seems bright for it!
10. Ruby and Bonnie
Ruby and Bonnie is one of the YouTube channels which has experienced the fastest growth of subscribers in a period of just a year. Ruby and Bonnie are two sisters who enjoy filming their toys and fun games ever since they joined YouTube in 2016. Their YouTube channel is full of fun videos that show them playing, laughing, and enjoying. The best thing about the videos of the two sisters is that the whole family, both kids and adults, can enjoy their crazy adventures and plan their own ones by gaining inspiration from them.
All the videos of the two sisters show them experiencing a new adventure every day, taking on new challenges, and giving their viewers wholesome content. At the beginning of this year, their channel only had 1.07 million subscribers, and by the end of this year, their channel bagged more than 4.8 million subscribers, giving them an elevation of more than 3.73 million subscribers. Ruby and Bonnie’s content is promising and it certainly seems that their inspiring content would not cease anytime soon!
Justmaiko is a YouTube channel that is managed and ran by an American YouTuber who goes by the name Michael Le. Besides being a YouTuber, Michael is also a professional dancer, choreographer, and social media influencer. He is a sensation not only on YouTube but also on TikTok. Michael is known to be a trendsetter since he is the creator of so many dynamic dances on TikTok.
On his Youtube channel, Michael often posts behind the scenes of his dance moves and also creates reaction videos depicting his reactions and emotions as he sees videos and TikToks of his fans trying to follow his dance routine. He joined the YouTube community in 2019 and ever since then, he has been inspiring people to jump on the dance floor.
2020 proved to be favorable for Michael as at the beginning of 2020, he had only 503K subscribers on his channel, but by the end of it, he managed to gain more than 2.3 million subscribers, giving him a subscriber boost of 1.79 million subscribers. If Michael continues with the same energy, then very soon he would become a Hollywood sensation!
Girlmerry is the YouTube channel of the clothing website Girlmerry. This clothing website features chic and glamorous clothes, specifically in lingerie, swimwear, and formal clothing.
On the YouTube channel of this clothing website, they post videos of their every new dress entry, showing all its details and 360 views. Such a detailed review of the dress in the form of a video really enables the customers and viewers to make a decision regarding their purchase. This is a feature which not all websites adopt but Girlmerry has flourished a lot as a brand after the creation of their YouTube channel in 2017.
Coming towards 2020, at the beginning of his year, this YouTube channel only had 507K subscribers but by the end of it, the channel gained more than 2.48 million subscribers by attaining an elevation of 1.97 million subscribers. With the incentives Girlmerry is taking, soon it will become a worldwide sensation!
7. 123 GO! Gold Indonesian
123 Go! Gold Indonesian is an Indonesian YouTube channel that shares life hacks, and specifically beauty hacks. This YouTube channel is entirely Indonesian based and joined the YouTube community in 2019. The videos posted on this channel really help to improve the quality of living by sharing insightful life hacks. These life hacks are really helpful and are very easy to replicate. The beauty hacks shared on this channel are magically wondrous and always yield beneficial results.
2020 was a productive year for this channel as at the beginning of this year, this channel only had 501K subscribers but by the end of this year, this channel managed to attain more than 2.81 million subscribers. So, 2020 gave this channel a boost of 2.3 million subscribers. 123 GO! Gold Indonesian is certainly heading into 2021 with a strong subscriber base and solid content!
6. TG Plays
TG PLays is a gaming YouTube channel that is all about gaming and gaming hacks and reactions. Surprisingly, this channel made its entry into the YouTube community in the year 2020 and has certainly broken the records of the fastest-growing channel. Mostly this channel consists of gaming videos on world famous games such as Minecraft and Roblox.
The energetic commentary of the YouTuber, the gaming hacks, and the fun challenges in the gaming world are the reason why this channel gained a subscriber boost of 2.06 million subscribers. When this channel joined the YouTube community in March 2020, it only had 640K subscribers, but over a course of a few months, this channel has gained more than 2.75 million subscribers! TG plays certainly is proof that the gaming genre will never get outdated on YouTube!
5. Bailey Sarian
Bailey Sarian is an American YouTuber who has a very thriving channel on YouTube which is a successful blend of two completely opposite genres, true crime, and makeup. When Bailey joined the YouTube community in 2013, she had an incentive to create videos explaining the secrets behind the world-famous true crimes and murder mysteries.
For some years, Bailey continued in this genre only. But with the passage of time, her passion for makeup overpowered her and she created an amalgam of both her favorite genres into one YouTube channel. Although her YouTube channel is a bit deviated from other channels on YouTube but that is also the reason behind her massive success.
2020 was also a good year for Bailey as at the beginning of this year, she only had 634K subscribers, but by the end of it, she managed to gain more than 3.57 million subscribers, giving her a subscriber boost of 2.9 million subscribers! Bailey’s channel is proof that a YouTube channel can be an amalgam of opposite genres and still be a giant success!
4. Alex Warren
Alex Warren is a 19 years old sensation who is a star on both YouTube and TikTok. Alex was initially famous for his YouTube videos but with his takeover on TikTok, he became a worldwide icon. On his YouTube channel, Alex posts entertaining YouTube videos doing different challenges and pranks with his friends and family. He is also a foodie and he never hesitates to show his love for food in all his Youtube videos.
Alex joined YouTube in 2014 but 2020 is the reason why his channel is mentioned in this list. At the beginning of the year 2020, his channel only had 503K subscribers, but by the end of it, he managed to bag more than 2.66 million subscribers with a subscriber elevation of 2.09 million! Alex is certainly an inspiration to multiple young YouTubers out there to never lose hope in their content and to carry on the hard work!
3. Dream Team House
Dream Team House is a Russian Youtube channel that is responsible for sharing Russian music created by new artists. This channel posts the music videos and songs of young and new emerging Russian artists and giving them a headstart on their careers.
This channel joined the Youtube community in 2020 and at the time of its joining, it only had 518K subscribers, but as 2020 approached towards an end, this channel managed to gain more than 3.14 million subscribers, giving it a boost of 2.6 million subscribers.
Hyram is a YouTuber from Arizona and he is a skin specialist. Hyram’s YouTube channel has become the 2nd most fastest-growing channel on YouTube. His YouTube videos and channel are all about skincare. He shares secret skin hacks and tips with his viewers to make their skin fresh, crisp, and smooth. Hyram’s tips work like magic which is why he has attained a massive following. The good thing about his videos is that they are based only on facts and truths.
Hyram joined the YouTube community in 2015 but it was the year 2020 that pour limelight onto his YouTube channel. At the beginning of 2020, his channel only had 518K subscribers, but by the end of 2020, his subscriber count boosted by 2.5 million and he attained a following of more than 3.08 million subscribers! Hyram’s massive following is growing steadily day by day, and so is his informative and helpful content!
1. Techno Gamerz
The winner of our list of the fast-growing channels on YouTube of the year 2020 is Techno Gamerz! Techno Gamerz is an Indian gaming channel run and managed by Ujjwal Churasia. On his YouTube channel, he posts about gaming, specifically android games and their hacks. His videos are extremely thorough as they give the viewers a deep insight into various android games and their pros and cons.
Apart from gaming, Ujjwal is a tech geek and often posts tech reviews about various technical products. He joined the YouTube community in 2017 but 2020 proved to be his lucky charm. At the beginning of the year, his channel only had 640K subscribers but by the end of the year, his subscriber count boosted by a humongous number of 11.5 million, and he attained more than 11.9 million subscribers! Techno Gamerz has certainly set new records by gaining such an immense boost!
So these were the YouTube channels that flourished during 2020. Stay tuned for more!
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